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On a Still Morning

On a Still Morning – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on art panel   A year and a half ago, I stood in front of Monet’s water lily paintings at The Art Institute in Chicago, and just got lost in all the color, texture and shapes of his masterpieces. When I painted these, I…

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Bronwyn

I’ve been a little behind on my painting this year, mainly because of a cold virus that seemed to want to take over my life for a while. I had a goal of 30 paintings this month, and I am not sure I will make it now…but I can still try. I have half a…

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A Girl Named Lucy

For those of you who know me, you will see this is a bit of a self portrait…not a realistic one, as there is no green on my face in real life. (ha!) But I am practicing those loose brush strokes of color again, and it was so fun to isolate the color to her face,…

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Let’s start our 30 in 30!

This new year is a little slow going…as I am under the weather…sick. But I did manage to finish up a painting I started last year (which was just a few days ago). I am officially starting my “30 in 30″…following along with Leslie Saeta and other artists around the world, whose goal is to do…

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A Year of Art

The clock is ticking…there are just days left till this year comes to a close. To remind myself of all the wonderful art filled days of this year, I put together a little video (ok, maybe not so little) of much of my art. You will see glimpses into my art process, and into my…

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Olga

Olga – 6 x 6 inch acrylic on gessobord  I am continuing my study in Painterly Portraits, a class by Julie Johnson. I am enjoying the loose brush strokes, and with the influence of Matisse, lots of bright bold colors too. She is my newest portrait, and she is available on Daily Paintworks auction, for…

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Island Girl

I am back to painting again, and it feels GREAT! Enjoying the feel of loose brush strokes, and pops of color! This is one of three small 6 x 6 inch acrylic portraits that I finished this week, Island Girl. She is now listed on Daily Paintworks, in a 6 day auction. Click here, if…